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Dec 6, 2013 12:00pm EST
>>> celebrations of the life of nelson mandela continue. people around the world will say their final goodbyes coming up on december 15. thanks for joining us. i'm mike hyadek. the date was announced this morning and sunday will be a national day of prayer and reflection in honor of mandela. teara merginer has more on the flood of condolences. >> reporter: the flag is at half staff at the south african embassy in washington. outside his home in johannesburg, mourners of all races are coming together to mourn the man they call mandiba. a memorial service will be held next tuesday and the outpouring of love says something about the caliber of a man who led the country out of apartheid. >> we'll always love mandiba for teaching us it's possible, to overcome hatred and anger in order to build a new nation. >> reporter: messages of tribute are pouring in from around the world, from the dali llama in india. >>. >> sadness translates into determination. we must do so his spirit continues. >> reporter: pope francis applauded mandela for promoting human dignitiy and forging a ne
Dec 4, 2013 12:00pm EST
enough support to override a veto. >>> the end could be near for former south african president nelson mandela. his family is reporting that mandela is not doing well. they say even from his death bed he is teaching his family patience and love and tolerance. he's now 95 years old and has been in and out of the hospital for respiratory problems over the past year. >>> the driver at the center of the deadly train derailment in the bronx admits he was in a days leading up to the crash. as a result the national transportation safety board has removed the rail union from the investigation for violating confidentiality rules. we get the latest now from lou young. >> reporter: federal crash investigators met with the locomotive engineer late tuesday at metro offices in north white plains. 46 year-old william rockefeller who was injured in the crash itself accepts blame for the fatal derailment saying he went into a kind of trance at the controls. >> i just know that there was a lapse and that was a nod or however they want -- however it will be explain dad and it was a mistake -- explained t
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